· Provide training/prompting as necessary to meet
What person is responsible to complete a
safety walk-through and pre-event check
t h e t r a i n i n g o b j e c t ive d u r i n g exe r c i s e s
prior to a drill?
conducted in the training mode.
· Normally provide prompting only as required to
prevent disruption of the event timeline or for
safety reasons during exercises conducted in the
· Provide immediate feedback to individual watch
All team members
standers upon completion of the training event.
· Provide a post-exercise debrief on observations
OBJECTIVES AND METHODS OF
noted, lessons learned, and recommendations
DAMAGE CONTROL TRAINING
for corrective actions.
Learning Objectives: Recall the objectives and
methods of damage control training.
The goal of damage control training is to organize
What person is responsible for the damage
individual and team training to ensure shipboard
readiness. An effective training program is based on a
control training teams?
logical continuum of training, starting with basic
knowledge/actions and progressing to more complex
Damage controlman chief
evolutions. This type of training includes classroom
lectures and intensive casualty drill scenarios.
OBJECTIVES OF DAMAGE CONTROL
Damage control assistant
One of the responsibilities of the training
Consistent training produces an optimal level of
team is to assess the readiness and
readiness that prepares members of repair party teams
effectiveness of watchteam performance of
to react more efficiently and effectively to actual
watchstation specific tasks.
casualties. The general objectives of damage control
training include the following:
· Writing and conducting various damage control
What person is designated chairman of the
· D eve l o p i n g t h e a b i l i t y t o m e e t t r a i n i n g
planning board for training and is also the
objectives as briefed
team leader for the damage control training
· Developing the ability to assess repair parties in
all DC exercises
material condition ZEBRA
· Developing the ability to recognize unsafe
actions and conditions
· Developing the ability to recognize material
What person serves as overall manager of the
training event briefs, performance, and
deficiencies in damage control equipment and
damage control fittings
· Developing the ability to brief, execute, debrief,
DCTT team leader
and critique damage control exercises
DCTT team coordinator
Fa m i l i a r i z a t i o n w i t h b a s i c d a m a g e c o n t r o l
doctrine as directed in the following: Naval Ships
Technical Manual (NSTM), chapter 555; NSTM,